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LPN - Endocrinology Office

Company: Albany Medical Center
Location: Albany
Posted on: May 13, 2024

Job Description:

Department/Unit:HBD - Medicine EndocrinologyWork Shift:Day (United States of America)Salary range: $24.50/hr. - $28.76/hr.
LPN - Full Time
Endocrinology Office - Albany, NY
Work schedule: Monday - Friday
Our Endocrinology Division is seeking a dynamic LPN to join our energetic, fast-paced work environment. We strive to work together as a team to deliver exceptional patient care! The clinic is open, Monday through Friday 7:30 - 5:00, South Clinic Campus is conveniently located at 25 Hackett Blvd. Albany.
The Division of Endocrinology is located at Albany Medical Center's South Clinical Campus. Our division has 18 providers, certified diabetes educators, endocrinology fellows and other trainees who rotate through the outpatient offices. Diseases such as Diabetes, Thyroid Disorders, Osteoporosis, and Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome are treated in our clinic. Our division also has specialty clinics such as Lipids, Transgender and Clinical Nutrition.
Under the direction of the attending physician, RN, Lead LPN or practice coordinator, the LPN will provide direct patient care and assist in the following clinical functions to all providers.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Obtains and accurately record patient's vital signs
  • Documents components of patient's history
  • Communicates in an open and appropriate manner with patients, visitors and staff
  • Participates in in-office procedures under the direction and supervision of a licensed healthcare provider
  • Performs diagnostic CLIA waived testing
  • Performs venipuncture to obtain blood for lab testing
  • Prescription call-backs per scope of practice
  • Preps patient's chart for pertinent clinical information
  • Maintains inventory of supplies, and keeps patient examination rooms stocked
  • Adheres to AMC's regulatory compliance issues
    Qualifications:
    • High School Diploma/G.E.D. - required
    • Previous experience in a patient care setting - preferred
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
    • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from physicians, patients and their family members or other employees within the work setting.
    • LPN - Licensed Practical Nurse - State Licensure Upon Hire - required
      -Physical Demands
      • Standing - Constantly
      • Walking - Constantly
      • Sitting - Rarely
      • Lifting - Frequently
      • Carrying - Frequently
      • Pushing - Occasionally
      • Pulling - Occasionally
      • Climbing - Occasionally
      • Balancing - Occasionally
      • Stooping - Frequently
      • Kneeling - Frequently
      • Crouching - Frequently
      • Crawling - Occasionally
      • Reaching - Frequently
      • Handling - Frequently
      • Grasping - Frequently
      • Feeling - Constantly
      • Talking - Constantly
      • Hearing - Constantly
      • Repetitive Motions - Constantly
      • Eye/Hand/Foot Coordination - Constantly
        Working Conditions
        • Extreme cold - Rarely
        • Extreme heat - Rarely
        • Humidity - Rarely
        • Wet - Rarely
        • Noise - Constantly
        • Hazards - Frequently
        • Temperature Change - Rarely
        • Atmospheric Conditions - Rarely
        • Vibration - RarelyThank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!
          Albany Medical Center is an equal opportunity employer.
          This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:
          Access to information is based on a "need to know" and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Medical Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.Thank you for your interest in Albany Medical Center!---Albany Medical is an equal opportunity employer.This role may require access to information considered sensitive to Albany Medical Center, its patients, affiliates, and partners, including but not limited to HIPAA Protected Health Information and other information regulated by Federal and New York State statutes. Workforce members are expected to ensure that:Access to information is based on a "need to know" and is the minimum necessary to properly perform assigned duties. Use or disclosure shall not exceed the minimum amount of information needed to accomplish an intended purpose. Reasonable efforts, consistent with Albany Med Center policies and standards, shall be made to ensure that information is adequately protected from unauthorized access and modification.

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